Malta Places Second Among List Of Europe’s Most Polluted Coastal Regions


A new study conducted by a team of researchers from a Palo Alt-based start-up named Airly has collected data of the most air-polluted European countries during the summer months and regretfully, Malta has made an appearance…


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The research gathered sensor data on both particular matter (PM) and Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) air pollution in European Holiday cities, with the Canaries in Spain topping the list with a whopping 30.6 on the CAQI-PM scale, and Malta coming in second with a close-cut score of 30.2.



Basically – the higher the number, the worse the air quality. Interestingly, it was found that the least polluted coastal region in Europe is Eastern Scotland, with an impressive score of 7.22!


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Airly claimed to use sensors to provide an accurate listing for governments, media, and businesses to use in an effort to tackle the issue of air pollution ‘head on’.